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Name Dr. Junaid Mir
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Electrical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD
Specialization Digital Image\Video Processing, Medical Image Analysis
Phone No +92 (0) 51 9047 548
Cell No +92 (0) 300 5188450
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Email [email protected]

Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, CVSSP, University of Surrey, United Kingdom (2017)

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Specialization in Electronics), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan (2011)

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (With Honours), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, Pakistan (2008)

ORCID ID: Junaid MIR

  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video Compression and Distribution (Doctoral work) available from http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/844853/
  • Compression of Medical Images using Fractal Technique (Masters work)
  • Identification of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) using Spectral Domain Analysis of (ECG) Electrocardiogram (Bachelors work)

 

  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) Image / Video Compression and Distribution
  • Digital Image / Video Processing and Compression
  • Medical Signal Processing
  • Machine Learning

Journal Articles

  1. M.L. Shahid, V. Molchanov, J. Mir, F. Shaukat and L. Linsen, "Interactive Visual Analytics Tool for Multidimensional Quantitative and Categorical Data Analysis," Information Visualization, vol. 19, no. 3, 2020. 
  2. F. Shaukat, K. Javed, G. Raja, J. Mir and M.L. Shahid, "Automatic Lung Nodule Detection in CT Images Using Convolutional Neural Networks," IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, vol. E-102-A, no. 10, pp. 1364-1373, 2019. 
  3. M.S. Ahmad, J. Mir, M.O. Ullah, M.L. Shahid and S.M. Adnan, "An Efficient Heart Murmur Recognition and Cardiovascular Disorders Classification System," Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 733-743, 2019. (https://rdcu.be/bKEU3
  4. R. Chugtai, G. Raja, J. Mir and F. Shaukat, "An Efficient Scheme for Automatic Pill Recognition using Neural Networks," The Nucleus, vol. 56, no. 1, 2019.
  5. J. Mir, D.S. Talagala, A. Fernando and S.S. Hussain, "Improved HEVC λ -domain rate control algorithm for HDR video," Signal, Image, and Video Processing, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 439-445, 2019. (https://rdcu.be/bfxoZ ) 
  6. J. Mir, D.S. Talagala, A. Fernando and H.K. Arachchi, "A Comprehensive Study and Evaluation of HDR Video Coding," Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 2427-2444, 2019. (https://rdcu.be/8Plk ) 
  7. J. Mir and G. Raja, Quadtree Fractal Compression for Brain MRI Images,” The Nucleus, vol. 49, no.1, 2012.

Conference Papers

  1. A. Zafar, J. Mir, V. Plevris, A. Ahmad, “Machine Vision-based Crack Detection for Structural Health Monitoring using Haralick Features,” in 2nd Conference on Sustainability in Civil Engineering, CUST, Pakistan, August 2020.  
  2. M.I. Waris, J. Mir, V. Plevris, A. Ahmad, "Predicting compressive strength of CRM samples using Image Processing and ANN," in 3rd Pak-Turk International Conference on Emerging Technologies in the field of Sciences and Engineering, GIKI, Pakistan, June 2020.
  3. C.C. Udora, J. Mir, C. Galkandage and A. Fernando, "QoE Modelling of High Dynamic Range Video," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, USA, Jan. 2019, pp. 1-2. 
  4. A. Javied and J. Mir, "Applications of data sciences on pedagogy and teaching evaluation," in Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) Teaching and Learning Conference, UK, June 2018, pp. 37-38.
  5. J. Mir, D.S. Talagala and A. Fernando, "Optimization of HEVC Lambda-Domain RC algorithm for HDR Video," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)Las Vegas, USA, Jan. 2018, pp. 1-4.
  6. J. Mir, D.S. Talagala, H.K. Arachchi and A. Fernando, "Improved two-layer backward-compatible HDR video coding: A performance comparison with single-layer HLG," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, USA, Jan. 2017, pp. 250-251.
  7. J. Mir, G. Kulupana, D.S. Talagala, H.K. Arachchi and A. Fernando, "Efficient rate-distortion optimization for HDR video compression," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), Las Vegas, USA, Jan. 2017, pp. 256-257.
  8. J. Mir, G. Kulupana, D.S. Talagala, H.K. Arachchi and A. Fernando, "Impact of channel errors on single-layer and two-layer video transmission architectures in error-prone networks," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics-Asia (ICCE-Asia), Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 2016, pp. 1-4.
  9. G. Kulupana, J. Mir, D.S. Talagala, H.K. Arachchi and A. Fernando, "A model-based error resilience scheme for HDR video transmission over error-prone channels," in IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics-Asia (ICCE-Asia), Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 2016.
  10. J. Mir, D.S. Talagala, H.K. Arachchi and A. Fernando, "Adaptive residual mapping for an efficient extension layer coding in two-layer HDR video coding," in IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Phoenix, USA, Sep. 2016, pp. 1394-1398.
  11. J. Mir, A. Fernando, D.S. Talagala and H.K. Arachchi, "Rate distortion analysis of high dynamic range video coding techniques," in IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Quebec, Canada, Sep. 2015, pp. 237-241

 

B.Sc. Final Year Project Supervisions (Selected)

  1. H. Sulaiman et al., "Autonomous Vehicle Using Image Processing," July 2019. Won the first prize in the Electrical Engineering Department Open House 2019 in the UET Taxila.
  2. M.S. Kabir et al., "Detection of Hostile Firing through Acoustic Based System in Constrained Environment," July 2019. Funded by the Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT), Pakistan. Won the consolidation prize in the Electrical Engineering Department Open House 2019 in the UET Taxila.

Undergraduate Courses

  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Communication Systems

Postgraduate Courses

  • Digital Image and Video Processing
  • Biomedical Image Processing
  • Applied Digital Signal Processing

 

 

  • Assistant Professor (03/2012 – date) 

           Electrical Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

  • Graduate Research Assistant (02/2015 – 10/2016)

           Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

  • Lecturer (12/2008 – 03/2012)

           Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

  • Commonwealth Scholarship (2013-2016) awarded from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) for PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom.

  • Faculty Scholarship (2009-2011) awarded from the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila for M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from UET Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Honours in B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (2008) from the UET Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Merit Scholarship (2004-2008) awarded from Strategic Planning Directorate (SPD) Pakistan for B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the UET Taxila, Pakistan.

  • Merit Scholarship (2004-2008) awarded from the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) Islamabad, Pakistan for outstanding performance in Pre-Engineering examinations of higher secondary school education.

  • Effective Remote Instruction: Reimaging the Engineering Student Experience (07/2020): 5-days virtual conference held by IEEE Educational Activities and IEEE Education Society. 
  • Digitalization, Fundraising Management, Digital Governance Framework and Industrial Linkage (07/2020): 6-days online training workshop held by Pakistan Institute of Entrepreneurship.
  • Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals (08/2018): 1-day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme held by IEEE Pakistan Chapter at University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila.
  • Faculty Development on Start-ups and Entrepreneurship Management for Business Incubation Center, by improving Industry, Academia, Government and Society Linkage (11/2017): 1-day workshop held by Pakistan Institute of Entrepreneurship at University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila. 
  • Science Communication Workshop (08/2015): 1-day workshop held by SciDev.Net in London, United Kingdom.
  • Development Module Road Map Training (Making the most of your scholarship) (12/2013): 3-day training program held by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, the United Kingdom at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, United Kingdom.
  • Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers (PCEPT) (09/2011): 24-day training program held by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan at University of Engineering & Technology, Taxila.
  • How to Get Published in High-Impact Research Journals & Conferences (05/2011): 2-day training program held by Institute of Business & Management, Lahore at University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore.